Zachary Visconti

Zach is a renewable energy reporter who has been covering electric vehicles since 2020. He grew up in Fremont, California and currently resides in Colorado. His work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, KRON4 San Francisco, FOX31 Denver and many other publications. When he isn't covering Tesla or other EV companies for Teslarati, you can find him writing and performing music, consuming lots of coffee, or hanging out with his cat, Banks. Reach out to Zach at zach@teslarati.com, or you can find him on X @zacharyvisconti.

Tesla offering 5,000 miles of Free Supercharging on trade-ins this month

Tesla has unveiled its latest buying incentive as the end of the quarter nears, this time offering 5,000 miles of…

Tesla Cybertruck flipper talks the no-resale agreement and more

One of the first people to flip a Tesla Cybertruck has now been interviewed, covering subjects like the no-resale policy…

Another Tesla Model 3 Performance ‘Ludicrous’ seen in the U.S.

Another camouflaged version of the highly-anticipated Model 3 Performance has been spotted in the U.S., this time being towed on…

Tesla launches Cybertruck service and owner’s manuals

Tesla has launched the online service and owner's manuals for the recently released Cybertruck, offering detailed information on the electric…

The Microlino is an adorably tiny electric city car with two versions

Micro Mobility Solutions has unveiled a smaller version of the Microlino, called the Microlino Lite, now offering a slower and…

Majority of workers at Mercedes-Benz plant sign up for UAW

A majority of workers at the largest Mercedes-Benz factory in the U.S. have signed up for the United Automotive Workers…

Toyota recalls over 280,000 vehicles due to unexpected movement

Toyota is set to recall more than 280,000 of its vehicles in the U.S., due to issues with unexpected movement,…

Hyundai moves up production start date at Georgia Metaplant

Hyundai has pushed forward its production start date at an upcoming plant in Georgia, with the automaker now aiming to…

Ford and UAW reached a tentative local agreement at Kentucky plant

The United Automotive Workers (UAW) have come to a tentative local agreement at a Ford factory in Kentucky, after the…

SEC removes emissions requirements from climate rules draft

Ahead of plans to adopt the updated regulations, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has edited out some of…

Renault 5 €25,000 small EV unveiled at Geneva Auto Show

Renault unveiled the Renault 5 city car at an automotive show in Switzerland this week, with its latest electric vehicle…

BYD executive says Tesla is a ‘partner’ in electrification

An executive from Chinese automaker BYD has called Tesla a "partner" in electrifying the transportation sector, noting the U.S. company's…

Tesla executive hopes to have Cybertruck on sale in Canada soon

Tesla has already started selling early Cybertruck units in the U.S., and one executive says he hopes the vehicle will…

GM to factor in EVs, software and Cruise in worker bonus talks

General Motors (GM) is looking to specific business areas to help determine worker bonuses for the year, as the automaker…

Tesla built over 500 free, public chargers in its Giga Berlin parking lot

Tesla has built several charging posts into a parking lot at its Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, and the company says they're free…

Tesla Giga Mexico construction to begin next week: Governor

Construction on Tesla's upcoming Gigafactory in Mexico has been delayed in recent weeks, but the northern state's Governor has now…

Dodge adding a simulated engine rumble to an upcoming EV

Electric vehicles (EVs) don't make nearly as much noise as vehicles with gas engines, though one automaker is looking to…

Tesla shares more footage of Optimus walking improvements

Tesla has shared its latest clip of the Optimus humanoid robot, once again showing off how smoothly the bot is…

Ford pauses all F-150 Lightning shipments as gas deliveries begin

Ford has put a pause on sending out dealer shipments of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup, though the company also…

Tesla has reached 600,000 worldwide Powerwall installations

Tesla has reached a new milestone with the installation of its Powerwall energy storage systems around the world, just as…